Manufacturing Operations Manager - GMP, Medical Devices

Job Type:
Life Sciences
Job reference:
EH - Manufacturing _1613386823
10 days ago

Manufacturing Operations Manager - GMP, Medical Devices


Based in Manchester

Salary up to £60,000

Description of role: To direct and manage manufacturing and QC for product lines meeting both external and internal demands globally. Manage operations through effectively resource and materials management to ensure the on-time and compliant availability of finished products to external and internal customers.

Overall responsibility: Management of the operations department to Business as usual requirements and deliver transformational change in line with PMO.


  • Responsible for the planning and scheduling of manufacturing and QC operations to ensure the "on time and in full" delivery of finished products and reagents.
  • Manage production operations and resources to ensure the cost-efficient manufacture of finished products to the required quality standards and product specifications.
  • Responsible for the generation and filing of all documentation and production records that support the batch manufacture of products to agreed quality standards.
  • Train and develop and coach sub-ordinates so that manufacturing and QC activities are effect and focused toward the provision of a first class and cost-efficient operation.
  • Ensure that all manufacturing and QC employees operate and maintain essential equipment to a high standard and that all work is carried out in accordance with the relevant regulations and recommendations governing safety, health and environmental standards.
  • Apply a continuous improvement culture identifying opportunities to maximise efficiency, quality and reproducibility of finished products.
  • Working closely with R&D, validate and implement new operating procedures and manufacturing processes that expand the scope of products manufactured.
  • Be responsible for identifying material and operational costs of manufacture ensuing that manufacturing costs are accurately identified and monitored at all times.


  • Science degree or equivalent
  • Previous experiences of a manufacturing operations to GMP Standards
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Knowledge and experience of quality standards within a manufacturing organisation
  • Highly developed numeracy and organisational skills
  • Excellent communicator and articulate
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills

Desirable: Experience within an IVD professional setting.

Due to the volume of applications, we regret that we can only respond to those meeting our above requirements.

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